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POLICING AND CRIME BILL, AS AMENDED
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Author:  captain cab [ Thu Apr 21, 2016 7:58 pm ]
Post subject:  POLICING AND CRIME BILL, AS AMENDED

House of Commons

NOTICES OF AMENDMENTS

POLICING AND CRIME BILL, AS AMENDED

given up to and including

Wednesday 20 April 2016


Carolyn Harris
Lyn Brown
Jack Dromey
Sarah Champion

To move the following Clause—

“Prevention of child sexual exploitation and private hire vehicles

(1) The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 is amended as follows.

(2) After section 47(1) insert—

“(1A) A district council must carry out its functions under this section with a view to preventing child sexual exploitation”.

(3) At end of section 48 (1) insert—

“(c) a district council must carry out its functions under this section with a view to preventing child sexual exploitation”.

(4) Section 7 of the London Cab Order 1934 is amended as follows.

(5) After section 7(2) insert—

“(2A) Transport for London must carry out its functions under this section with a view to preventing child sexual exploitation.””

(6) Section 7 of the Private Hire Vehicles (London) Act 1998 is amended as follows.

(7) After section 7(2) insert—

“(3) The licensing authority must carry out its functions under this section with a view to preventing child sexual exploitation.””

Member’s explanatory statement

This new clause would place local authorities under a duty to consider how they can prevent child sexual exploitation when they issue licences for taxis and private hire vehicles.

Author:  toots [ Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:35 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: POLICING AND CRIME BILL, AS AMENDED

I guess making CCTV mandatory in vehicles would be considered a good idea

Author:  Sussex [ Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:49 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: POLICING AND CRIME BILL, AS AMENDED

toots wrote:
I guess making CCTV mandatory in vehicles would be considered a good idea

Oh yes. =D>

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